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What are the Effects of Mixing Alcohol and GHB?

Gamma-hydroxybutyrate (GHB) is a central nervous system depressant found naturally in the body in the form of an amino acid. At high doses, GHB slows heart rate and respiration considerably. At low doses, it sedates the body. Some body builders incorporate it in their muscle-building initiatives. “At high doses, GHB slows heart rate and respiration […]

GHB Abuse Hotlines

GHB is naturally occurring and found in the human central nervous system, as well as in beef, wine, and in almost all animals and small citrus fruits. GHB is regulated in New Zealand, Canada, Australia, the United States and through most of Europe. Its pharmaceutical name is Xyrem, and it is used medically to treat […]

What Does a GHB Overdose Look Like?

Gamma-hydroxybutyrate, or GHB, is a central nervous system (CNS) depressant that is naturally occurring in the brain and other human tissues. Synthetic GHB was once manufactured in a lab in the hopes of developing a pharmaceutical to induce sleep and sedation and to provide pain relief in patients undergoing surgeries or other medical procedures. In […]

What is GHB?

GHB, or gamma hydroxybutyric acid, is a drug that is also called “liquid ecstasy,” “liquid X” and “goop.” It comes as either an odorless liquid or a white powder and became known for being mixed with alcohol at dance clubs and raves, sometimes as a means to incapacitate someone to rape them. GHB became popular for this function […]